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September, 2013

  • 10 September

    Clyde H. Morris

    Clyde H. Morris, age 83, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2013 in Mena. He was born May 22, 1930 in Brazil, Indiana to the late Herchel E. Morris and the late Edith R. Hallmark-Richardson.  He was married for 61 years to his wife, Norma Jean Lilikes.  Clyde was in paint manufacturing, and also served his country in ...

  • 10 September

    John “Al” Anglin

    John “Al” Anglin, age 87, of Smithville, Oklahoma died Sunday, September 8, 2013 at his home. He was born on Saturday, January 9, 1926 to Vert William Anglin and Idis Lavinnia Ebert Anglin in Tacoma, Washington. Al served in the Merchant Marines during World War II and re-enlisted into the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Al worked 30 years ...

  • 10 September

    Sheila Louise Godwin

    Sheila Louise Godwin, age 38, of Wenatchee, Washington, formerly of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Monday, September 2, 2013 in Wenatchee. She was born July 12, 1975 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Jerry Blackwood and to Brenda Smith Blackwood.  She was a waitress for many years and was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She is survived by ...

  • 9 September

    Raymond W. Barnett

    Raymond W. Barnett, age 91, was born May 12, 1922 in Norman, Arkansas. Raymond and his twin brother Rayford were born to Ed and Ruby Barnes Barnett. His twin brother, Rayford, only lived 5 months. Growing up, Raymond worked in the timber industry. During the early 40’s he joined the CCC program, but came back to Mena when the war ...

  • 5 September

    John Scott

    John Scott, age 72, of Mena, Arkansas died Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at the Mena Regional Health System.  He was born on February 10, 1941. John was a hard worker, was creative, and owned/operated various businesses in Mena over the last 30 years. Most of his life, he was self employed. He and his wife, Grumpy, founded the original gas station in Rocky. ...

  • 3 September

    J. W. Keener

    J. W. Keener, of Mena, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. He was born to the late John and Helen Keener on February 14, 1931 in Mena, Arkansas. Jay was a veteran of the United States Air Force and attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Education. Jay worked in Polk County ...

  • 3 September

    Pamela Sisk Wells

    Pamela Sisk Wells, age 60, of Mena, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2013 in Mena. She was born December 9, 1952 in Paris, Arkansas to Betty Swint Sisk and the late G. W. Sisk.  She was united in marriage to Timothy E. Wells on September 15, 1978.  Mrs. Wells worked at Wal-mart in Mena.  She was a loving wife, daughter, ...

  • 3 September

    Ryan Ora Jones

    Ryan Ora Jones, age 29, entered into eternal peace Friday, August 30, 2013. Ryan was born in Tacoma, Washington and, at age 10, moved to Alaska, recently making his home in Mena, Arkansas in 2012. Ryan was an amazing man, a loving and personable father, husband, son, brother, uncle and friend. He loved his family first, all of them, and fishing ...

  • 3 September

    Edward Anthony Nyeholt

    Edward Anthony Nyeholt, age 86, a resident of Wickes, Arkansas, formerly of Dierks, died Monday, September 2, 2013 at his home. He was born May 13, 1927 in Los Angeles California and grew up in Canada. He returned to the states in early adulthood. He served in the Canadian Army and Navy and was a Baptist. Mr. Nyeholt was a ...

  • 1 September

    Donna Lorene Ryals

    Donna Lorene Ryals, age 53, of Mena, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013 in Mena.   She was born August 10, 1960 in Ft. Worth, Texas to the late Edward Clendennen and Doris Allen Clendennen. She was married to Lenn Ryals and was a Radiologist clerk in the medical field by profession.  Donna was a loving wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, ...